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Gary Rossington Hospitalized, Lynyrd Skynyrd Postpones Concerts

Gary Rossington
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Bad news if you've got tickets to this weekend's (Feb. 15 and 16) Lynyrd Skynyrd concerts at the Hard Rock in Biloxi, Miss.: An illness has forced the band to cancel.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd – Famous Musicians Who Correctly Predicted Their Own Death

Famous Musicians Who Correctly Predicted Their Own Deaths
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There are so many bizarre things going on with Lynyrd Skynyrd's 'Street Survivors' album that we get all weirded out just thinking about them. First, there's the cover of the 1977 LP, which features the band engulfed in flames. Knowing what comes next -- three days after the album's release, the band's plane went down, killing frontman Ronnie Van Zant and others -- is enough to freak out even people who aren't freaked out by these kinds of things.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Don’t Mind People Yelling ‘Free Bird’

Lynyrd Skynyrd
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We've all been at concerts where some guy, who's usually had a few too many, shouts out a request for 'Free Bird,' even if it's not a Lynyrd Skynyrd show. While many of us would love to have security go to town on him - if for nothing else a lack of originality - the members of band, unsurprisingly, have a different take. In a new interview, founding guitarist Gary Rossington spoke about what it means to him.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Vs. Rush – 2013 Ultimate Classic Rock Bowl, Round One

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The seventh clash of the 2013 Ultimate Classic Rock Bowl's first round finds Rush, the progressive rock kings from Canada, squaring off with the elder statesmen of Southern rock, Lynyrd Skynyrd. Over the next month, 16 of rock’s biggest bands will square off against each other in a series of single-elimination matches to determine who is the king of the hill.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd, ‘Ready to Fly’ – Lyric Video Premiere

Lynyrd Skynyrd
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Ultimate Classic Rock is proud to present the premiere of 'Ready to Fly,' the new lyric video from Lynyrd Skynyrd. The song appears on their most recent album, 'Last of a Dyin' Breed,' which was released last August. Our review singled out the song as an "impressively heart-tugging power ballad."

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Steve-O Proves the Allman Brothers Band’s ‘Ramblin’ Man’ is Hard to Sing While Being Electroshocked

Killer Karaoke
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Leave it to 'Jackass' star Steve-O to finally find a way to make televised singing shows entertaining: with the Allman Brothers Band and a healthy dose of physical torture.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd, ‘Homegrown’ – Video Premiere

Lynyrd Skynyrd
Roadrunner

We are pleased to present the premiere of Lynyrd Skynyrd's brand-new video for 'Homegrown,' the hard-hitting second single from their current album 'Last of a Dying Breed.'

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ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd + Rush Win Big at 2012 Classic Rock Roll of Honor

ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Rush
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British amp manufacturer Orange Amplification isn't just known for its distinctive-looking speakers and cabinets -- they're also responsible for the annual Classic Rock Roll of Honor ceremony held annually in the UK, and this year's awards show saw ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd, and Rush going home with high honors.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Forced to Reroute Cruise Due to Hurricane Sandy

Hurricane Sandy
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Lynyrd Skynyrd has rerouted their fan cruise due to Hurricane Sandy. The Simple Man cruise set sail on Saturday (Oct. 27) from a port in Miami, Fla. and will now head to Cozumel and not Key West and Great Stirrup Cay. The tweaking may not have avoided the storm's turbulence however.

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Lynyrd Skynyrd Reveal the Hidden Side of Redneck Culture on ‘The Soup’

Skynyrd Bassoon
YouTube

Can a band employ a butler named Xavier, sip fine wine, and eat cuisine topped with white bean puree while remaining ambassadors of hillbilly rock? Watch Lynyrd Skynyrd's recent video for 'The Soup' and learn.

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